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Olympic Boxing Update as of Monday, August 15

Olympic Boxing Update as of Monday, August 15

August 15, 2016 No Comments

On Sunday, August 14, the 19-year-old bantamweight Shakur Stevenson from the U.S. defeated Robenilson De Jesus of Brazil in the Round of 16 after earning a bye in the Round of 32. On Tuesday, August 16th, Stevenson will be facing fellow 19-year-old, 5’4” Tsenbaatar Erdenebat of Mongolia in the quarterfinals. Whichever boxer emerges goes on to fight […]

Team USA led by Genaro Gamez victorious at 2014 Independence Cup

Team USA led by Genaro Gamez victorious at 2014 Independence Cup

February 15, 2014 No Comments

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 On Monday, three American boxers opened the 2014 international competition with victories at the Independence Cup in Santiago, Dominican Republic. Male lightweight Genaro “El Conde” Gamez of San Diego, CA, female lightweight Queen Underwood of Seattle, Washington, and male light welterweight Abraham Nova of Albany, N.Y. all earned preliminary victories in […]

Wonder Woman helps USA Boxing Team secure Gold

Wonder Woman helps USA Boxing Team secure Gold

May 30, 2013 No Comments

Sunday, May 19, at the 2013 Women’s Continental Championships in Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela, Team USA won eight gold medals in final round action which featured the top female athletes from North, Central and South America. Olympic bronze flyweight medalist Marlen Esparza (Houston, Texas) added another international medal to her list of accolades with a 20-11 decision win […]

U.S. Men’s Boxing Team hits all time low, while women earn two medals

U.S. Men’s Boxing Team hits all time low, while women earn two medals

August 9, 2012 No Comments

While the rest of the U. S. athletes are shining bright and winning all sorts of medals at this year’s Olympics, it appears the U. S. Men’s Boxing Team should have stayed home and watched the competition on TV. The 2012 London Olympic Games marks the first time the once great men’s amateur program has […]

USA Amateur Boxers compete in Olympic dress rehearsal

USA Amateur Boxers compete in Olympic dress rehearsal

November 26, 2011 No Comments

Countdown to the 2012 London Olympics is now at 244 days. Qualifying for the Olympics has always been a monumental task. It’s certainly tougher than getting started in the professional ranks. Olympic-style boxing features 10 weight classes for men and just three for the women as opposed to 17 in the professional ranks. Leave Blank:Do […]

USA Amateur Boxing’s updated schedule for San Diego & Imperial Counties

September National PAL Boxing Tournament Date: Saturday, September 27-30 The House of Boxing Date: Saturday, September 30, 7 p.m....

Updated Pro Boxing Schedule

Boxing schedule is updated on a regular basis. Use of bold type denotes either a local boxer, a boxer...

MMA & Muay Thai schedule

MMA and Muay Thai schedules are updated on a regular basis with an emphasis given to local fighters and...

Boxing receives another Black Eye, which has become the norm

Excuse the simplistic headline in regards to the Gennady Golovkin vs Saul “Canelo” Alvarez Pay-per-View bout of Saturday, September...

La Gente’s La Batalla en Hidalgo, memorable for a lot of reasons 

In Saturday’s opening bout, the matchmaker had slotted two 8-year-olds and both had the same surname of Garcia. As...

Heavy hitters keep working on creating the perfect Boxing Gym

On Tuesday, September 5, 2017, boxing promoter Guillermo Mayen held a Grand Opening for his new Mayen Boxing Gym...